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upon by the nsa. but someone -- one of our guests is asking isn't that what google does to its users? is that a fair comparison so make? after all, google does have a user agreement. people accept it. nsa doesn't have a user agreement i know of but we have both sides of the issue coming up. >> fascinating, actually. let's check the markets as we approach the final hour. dow jones is in positive territory but off the highs. up 14 points on the industrial average. it has been a slow creep higher for much of the day. nasdaq nasdaq, similar chart pattern with gain of 10.75, 3932. and s&p 500 up 0.25%. dow and nasdaq creeping back toward all-time highs. bob pisani what's moving things up? >> we bottom at the time europe closed and steadily moving up. rom is slight to moderate typical of a monday. we have more cyclical doing better. tech names, industrial names. put up some sectors. materials, all doing better. outperforming the overall market. housing stocks have had a lot of news. they're doing great. tripoint is buying warehouse home units that was an interesting deal. v
, google's executive chairman -- there's two kinds of people in the world, those that think the nsa -- that think snowden is a hero or who think he's a scoundrel. >> there are two people in the world. the nsa blasting the nsa over spying reports. google likes to keep all their spying to themselves. they couldn't want other people having their spying information. what the d.o.j. wants u.s. airways and amr to do. as we head to break, the weather channel's alex wallace joins us. 32 degrees this morning, alex. >> cold. yeah. there's no way around it. cold. not just for new york city but the rest of the northeast. very chilly start to things. a lot of 20s in the interior. syracuse to buffalo, 20s. therefore, no doubt about it we have chilled down those numbers. good news is we'll get a chance to warm up as we head through the week. high pressure drifts east and on the west side the winds will turn more out of the south and the south winds are a warming wind. we'll get a chance to see the 60s by mid week. hang in there. we have some showers moving now from parts of mexico into texas. this
around? google's eric schmidt speaks out on the nsa. that and more coming up next in the power rundown. i am today by luck. i put in the hours and built a strong reputation in the industry. i set goals and worked hard to meet them. i've made my success happen. so when it comes to my investments, i'm supposed to just hand it over to a broker and back away? that's not gonna happen. avo: when you work with a schwab financial consultant, you'll get the guidance you need with the control you want. talk to us today. . >>> time for the power rundown here. bob and dom join me. blackberry's ceo thorsten heins getting the boot. silver lakes senior adviser john chen is in. what do we know about this guy, dom? >> john chen is a storied and very well-respected technology manager, the man that ran ssybase for years. he ended up selling sybase a computer data base maker to sap and he is a man that has a lot going for him and on the board of the walt disney company and wells fargo. a man who's well connected, knows the tech space and how to turn things around maybe that's the reason why he's the guy that
have other news, president obama has reportly ordered the nsa to stop eavesdropping on joe kernen. no, stop eaves dropping on the headquarters of the imf and world bank. the order is said to be the latest move, of course, by the white house to demonstrate its willingness to curb at least some surveillance in the wake of weeks by former nsa contractor edward snowden. >>> a number of comments about janet yellen starting to come from the senate. richard shelby says he would oppose efforts to block her nomination with a filibuster unless some disturbing disclosure emerge. his comments come after senator rand paul said he instead to withhold her nomination. and senator lindsay graham has vowed an effort to block white house nominees until the obama administration comes forward with more information about benghazi. shelby's comments are important because democrats would need to pick up only five republicans vote to clear procedural hurdles and bring yellen's nomination to a full senate vote. yellen's nomination needs only a simple majority. joining us this morning from washington is eamon a
was told that he was spying on the phone of angela merkel. they claim the president was informed by the nsa chief in 2010 that it had bugged the phone of the chancellor and he didn't stop the operation because he didn't trust her. trust her with what? annette has the information. i've always assumed, annette, that we're all spying on each other. we have this big listening post called gchq and what is it there for if not to listen to people. the mistake the u.s. made was they wrote it on paper. once you have a record of it, you have to complain. >> that's true. the german constitution states that the u.s. secret service agencies are allowed to spy on german soil and they, as well, might be allowed to spy on angela merkel. so everybody who is now screaming that's against the law might not really be right. but let me reiterate what we are as well having in terms of reports coming out from the wall street journal. they are saying that president obama was informed about the spying on angela merkel from this summer and then he immediately stopped the spying on angela merkel among others. 35 inter
risk with leaders. they're expected to discuss the nsa's programs and potential changes to the foreign intelligence surveillance act which governs electronic eavesdropping. senator dianne feinstein who chairs the senate intelligence committee is calling for a review of the u.s. government's entire intelligence operation. >>> healthcare.gov is back up and running after a data outage this weekend prevented people from signing up for insurance. but there may be other nontechnical issues plaguing obama care. seema is with us in the states. what else is going on? >> well, ross, in the period leading up to the launch of the affordable care act this month, president obama repeatedly said if americans liked their insurance plans and their doctors, they would be able to keep them under the new law. but nbc news is reporting the obama administration knew for several years the majority of people who buy their own health coverage wouldn't be able to keep this happen their policies under obama care. nbc says those forced to buy new insurance may experience sticker shock from higher premiums. when t
was done during the government shutdown and the nsa spying scandal going on and i mean putin is autocratic. he doesn't really answer to anybody and he could be in power until 2026. >> obama had been number one in the prior survey. >> yes. >> as you say, there may be some function of when the polling was actually done and also the fact that putin seemingly maybe outflanked the president over syria which happened in september. >> i would guess that has a huge impact. also one of the criteria they use to vote on this list is, how freely people wield their power and putin seems unconstrained. >> let's talk about newcomers and women. how many women are on the list and who are the most noteble? >> there are nine women on the list this year, up i believe from six last year and there were only three on the list are inaugural year and one of those women is a newcomer, janet yellen, the presumptive new chair of the federal reserve. there are also two africans on the list for the first time ever, including africa's richest man, $16 billion, akeel degota who made his fortune in cement, but he's using
. >> fascinating. >> it is. dan, i want to switch gears for just a moment here. the nsa has asked your company for information on millions of customers. what do you do with that? we're all so sensitive to the issue of privacy now. the ability to spy -- of the governments around the world to spy on allied forces. you know, enemies, whatever. where do you stand on providing that kind of information to the federal government? >> we're a leader in protecting our customers' privacy. in that we make it very clear how we're going to use their information and their data. and, for example, we launched a new advertising service recently where customers have to -- they need to opt in for us to be able to use any of their personal information. that being said, we comply with the law. if we have a legal request for data, we do comply with u.s. law. >> the health care law, what can you tell us in terms of your own move and how you will adjust things as a result of the changing landscape with obama care? have you made any changes at sprint? >> we have not yet. we are monitoring developments closely. we provi
have a big place outs dchq, which is a huge listening -- like your nsa, a huge listening -- i'm assuming, as i pay my taxes, that they're listening to everybody. >> yes, i hope so. and who is that lady that -- >> what they're not doing, i'm assuming, is taking notes. i think where we went wrong with the u.s. administration, joe, they wrote it down that they were listen to go angela merkel. >> that's what happens. who's that lady that tells daniel craig what to do? >> m. >> she knows, right? >> yes. i'm just trying to get this straight. the germans, they're rich. the germany at this point is -- it reminds me of cas casablanca. germany has not earned its spying outrage with all of their arms dealings and all the -- anyway, we get involved in everything over here, ross. >> there was a report yesterday, annette talked about it out of frankfurt. there was one report in the german press that said it may -- because of hangovers from the laws post the war, it may not be illegal for the u.s. to spy on the -- to listen in on the german fwoft. so there is some debate about whether the u.
that this is connected in a way of the mourdock family in ways that we didn't appreciate. >> connected to the nsa? is this about phone hacking? >> this is about phone hacking. >> we know and don't say anything. >> whether this touches the mourdock family, does rebekah brooks try to rat out the family? i don't think so. becky, in the u.k. do they change the laws around the press? there's been some talk about trying to beef up the laws. some things that would protect the press in good ways but other things that would make it much more difficult. >> are we tamer here than mourdock's tabloids? >> yes. >> we are until we know otherwise but i think we are. >> this couldn't have been more ridiculous. >> that's? >> the new york snoes. >> geno's interceptions cause -- >> the post, you love it? >> they're one step above blogging. >> it's an early read every morning. >> fiction. >> that's fine too. >> when we come back, we're going to take a look at the markets and this week's fed meeting. first, a very happy birthday to bill gates. the microsoft founder turns 58 today. ♪ ♪ (vo) you are a business pro.
this is the dangerous world and they're making a world a safer place. >> does all -- does the debate around the nsa and all of the things that they're doing slow down your business? >> no, i wouldn't say it slows it down, it takes a business that's normally not been discussed in the public and it puts it in a public context. and so it makes it a little bit more difficult for the policy makers, i think, that are talking about it. our business is focused on the development of the capabilities associated with it. the difference is -- the wonderful thing about being in the united states, we're very creative, very inventive, we've invented a lot of these technologies that have dual purpose. we can use them to look at adversaries and use them to look at our own -- >> tell us about the technologies. >> well, let's just take cyber, for example. a lot of what we do is computer network defense. there are other parts of our business that might look at somebody else's computer network and look at it from an offensive capability. >> let me ask you this. i know, cliff, when you get involved it's because manageme
pointing out perhaps the more important story, which is the nsa problem that we have. >> i think it's for real. >> how will that impact if -- >> are we the chinese? >> yes. >> you think about wallway and its inability to operate here and we might be treated the same way. >> i think we might be. i think we went rogue on this stuff. >> that may be the more interesting story. >> i totally agree with that. i think that's a huge story for us. >> the ipo buzz continues to build this morning as we wait for container store to open for trade. latest indication, 35 to 39. after that, the company's chairman and ceo kip tindell will join us here at post 9. and ism is on the way in about 15 minutes. did not go away. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 trading inspires your life. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 life inspires your trading. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 where others see fads... tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 ...you see opportunities. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at schwab, we're here to help tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 turn inspiration into action. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 we have intuitive platforms tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 to help you discover wh
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